1825 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Harrison Ainsworth

Henry Crabb Robinson, 9 February, 1825; S. M. Ellis, W. H. Ainsworth (1911) 1:121.



Walked to Lamb's. Mr. Dibdin, Jun., there — grandson of the song-maker. Also a forward, talking young man, a Mr. Ainsworth — introduced to Mr. Lamb as a great admirer of his. He will be a pleasant man enough when the obtrusiveness of youth is worn away a little.